Plane crash IL-18V near Cape Emlinskogo. 1963
Plane crash IL-18V near Cape Emlinskogo. 1963

Plane crash IL-18V Office of Polar aviation in the Cape Emlinskogo

  • Date of the crash: 26.02.1963, the
  • The time of the crash: 08: 55
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Magadan region, Shelikhov Bay, near Cape Emlinskogo
  • Aircraft type: IL-18V
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR75732
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Polar Aviation Management

Chronology of events:

After landing on the shore fast ice hummocky ice, having a course of 210 degree with retracted landing gear in 2700 meters from the shore sank collapsed. Radio operator, mechanic, flight attendant and one passenger left the plane and found dead (stewardess drowned, others out of the water onto the ice, but later died of hypothermia). Current conditions: temperature - minus 18 ° C clear. Other smaller fragments of the plane and the first found in the engine bay Emlinskaya two ice floes. The distance between the blocks of ice - about 300 m.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 10: 8 2 crew members and passengers. Total killed 10 people: crew 8, 2 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identified causes of the crash: equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-18V
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-75732
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1960
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 181002601
  • Hours aircraft: 2105
  • Engines: N 2043077 2043126 C C H 2113146 2134146
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Truck
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Polar Aviation Management
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from Anadyr
  • I flew to Magadan
  • Original item: Cape Schmidt
  • A final point: Magadan
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Arkady Danilovich Karelin
  • copilot PP Savin 
  • RV navigator Robinson 
  • mechanic Nikifor Ivanovich Kupryakov 
  • radio operator Ivan Murik 
  • flight attendants:
  • EA Kupriyanov 
  • VS Grishina 
  • Nellie L. Kaznachevskaya